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No Call! General Cardiology Opportunity in Beautiful NE Georgia!

The Heart Center of NGMC is seeking a non-invasive cardiologist to join its employed practice in beautiful Toccoa and Lavonia, Georgia. Come join the cardiology team that leads care at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) – which is rated Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital for 12 years in a row (CareChex®).  Be a part of one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary teams in the nation!

Education, Training, & Experience

  • Medical Doctor
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Cardiology
  • Ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Georgia
  • Functions appropriately as part of care delivery team through efficient use of resources and skills, both their own and those of other provider and staff
  • Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team approach (oversight of advanced practitioners)
  • Pushes envelope to incorporate the latest technology available to stream line services
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Team oriented
  • Competency in interpretation of echocardiography, stress echocardiography, nuclear perfusion studies, and cardiac stress tests preferred

The Heart Center at NGHS Overview

The Heart Center of NGMC is routinely first-in-market for breakthrough treatments, thanks to our team’s participation in national clinical trials – often as the only practice participating in a community hospital setting.  We’re also an integral part of the Northeast Georgia Regional STEMI System, which has been nationally-recognized for achieving door-to-reperfusion times well below national standards. Learn more about The Heart Center of NGMC at heartngmc.org.

  • Both the Toccoa and Lavonia clinics are established practices as part of The Heart Center
  • Opportunity consists of both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities – inpatient is consult only
  • NO CALL! Monday through Friday, business hours only.
  • More than 40 cardiologists and 40 advanced practitioners in group
  • 15 total outpatient locations
  • EMR Platform - EPIC
  • On-staff at NGMC’s hospitals in Gainesville and Braselton
  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area
  • Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year
  • Primary services span non-invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure treatment, cardiac imaging and more
  • Advanced structural heart procedures and specialty programs include:
    • First practice in Georgia to implant bio-absorbable stents (July 2016)
    • Watchman
    • MitraClip
    • LARIAT
    • Alcohol Septal Ablation
    • TAVR
    • ECMO
    • Cardio-Oncology
    • Sports Cardiology
    • ASD and PFO closure
    • CardioMEMS
    • LVADs

Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Excellent Compensation and Benefits package
  • Sign-on Bonus & Relocation Available
  • Malpractice Coverage Provided
  • NGHS is a Teaching Hospital with a growing GME program 
  • America’s 50 Best HospitalsHealthgrades
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Great Schools
  • Endless Outdoor Activities including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on Lake Lanier  

Northeast Georgia Health System – Dramatically Different

The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center provides all cardiovascular subspecialty care, including general, invasive and interventional cardiology, congestive heart failure, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular interventions and women’s cardiovascular health programs.

Northeast Georgia Medical Center(NGMC) is a 557-bed regional referral center located in Gainesville, Georgia providing a wide array of healthcare services complemented by a medical staff of over 550+ members that represent a vast range of primary care and sub-specialty physicians.
 
A study by CareChex, a rating service of COMPARION®, has recently named NGMC asGEORGIA’S #1 HOSPITAL, as well as, GEORGIA’S #1 HEART HOSPITAL.  

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please contact Erica Morrison, Physician Recruiter, at Erica.Morrison@nghs.com or 770.219.3021



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